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Third Strain of PEDv Identified in Minnesota By: 01/21/2015 @ 4:46pm

Three steps forward, two steps back. That seems to be the never-ending theme of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, better know as PEDv. U.S. researchers have…

Hog Markets 'Yo-Yo' to Continue in 2015 By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:59pm

Although it’s been a quiet topic since jumping to Hawaii, the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is still taking…

Expect Higher Cattle Prices in 2015 -- Economist By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:48pm

A 19-year trend of fewer calves coming to an end. Tight cattle numbers and high prices are driving producers to hold on…

Hog Herd Building; Profits Seen Sustaining Through 2015 -- Economist By: 01/06/2015 @ 9:15am

The consumer public has put out the call, and the hog industry is responding in a big way at the start of what's likely to be a year of major growth for the U.S. hog herd. New data show the breeding herd…

Major Manure: A World Record in Ukraine By: 12/30/2014 @ 12:50pm

Recently there had been made available information that Ukraine had again been noticed for a new record in “The Guinness Book of World Records."It was fixed that by the use of the biggest manure spreader…

Despite Moderation, Hog Profit Outlook's Cheery For 2015 By: 11/25/2014 @ 7:22am

The hog market has been a good place to be in the last year. Live hog prices in the last few months have trended almost $20 a head higher than the same period in 2013. So, what's the outlook heading into…

Tips To Make Raising Cattle Easier & More Efficient By: 11/24/2014 @ 8:35am

Check out these hot topics -- from new products to alternative grazing systems -- to streamline your beef operation.

In the Field With PEDv By: 11/13/2014 @ 2:54pm

How nasty is the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus? Take this example from last winter. A group of 62,000 sows on 16 farms in a 10-mile radius in Missouri all broke with the virus from February 4 to…

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